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“Your attendance is about as good as the Chargers are getting.” — San Diego Libertarian Party Chair Edward Teyssier, at the sparsely-attended Citizens'' Task Force on Chargers Issues in

08/08/02
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Test Me, Test Me MLBPA''s drug testing plan pleases management and fuels optimism that another CBA obstacle can be worked out. Beyond Zidane adidas credits World Cup with strong Q2 earnings; company s

08/08/02
Wilpon Rejects Allegations

Mets co-Owner Fred Wilpon yesterday asked a federal court to "dismiss charges by [co-Owner] Nelson Doubleday accusing Wilpon and [MLB] of deflating the value of teams to cheat his estranged partner ou

Tags: Baseball, Franchises, MLB, New York Mets

08/08/02
Names In The News

WOODS REAX: ESPN''s Michael Wilbon, on TIGER WOODS posting comments on his Web site in response to receiving criticism for not taking a stand against Augusta National''s policy against allowing women

Tags: ESPN, Golf, Hockey, Motorsports, Nike, Arizona Coyotes, Soccer, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

08/08/02
MLBPA Offers Drug Testing Plan

The MLBPA yesterday "dropped its longtime opposition to steroid testing and proposed testing all players as early as next spring," according to Bob Hohler of the BOSTON GLOBE. Under the plan, all play

Tags: ABC, Arizona Diamondbacks, Atlanta Braves, Baseball, Colorado Rockies, ESPN, Houston Astros, Leagues and Governing Bodies, Los Angeles Dodgers, MLB, New York Mets, New York Yankees, San Diego Padres, Walt Disney

08/08/02
Facility Notes

In Philadelphia, Gorenstein & Sheridan report that companies controlled by racial minorities and women have received 56% of the contracts awarded for construction of the Eagles'' Lincoln Financial Fie

Tags: Baseball, Colleges, Facilities, Football, Hockey, MLB, NHL, Philadelphia Eagles

08/08/02
WTA Event Closes In On Deal

The annual Sanex WTA Tour stop in Manhattan Beach, CA, the JPMorgan Chase Open, "appears to be staying put," as Manhattan Country Club execs and event owner IMG "are close to agreement on a four-year

Tags: AEG, ATP, IMG, Leagues and Governing Bodies

08/08/02
iN Demand Eyes NFL Package

iN Demand is "engineering a major push to land the cable [PPV] rights to the ''NFL Sunday Ticket'' out-of-market games beginning in 2003," according to John Dempsey of DAILY VARIETY, who reports iN De

Tags: Basketball, CBS, Colleges, DirecTV, ESPN, Football, Hockey, NBA, NFL, NHL, Media, Viacom, Walt Disney

08/08/02
McCombs To Pay Off Debt

Vikings Owner Red McCombs is selling 11.3 million shares in Clear Channel Communications to "pay off more than $200 million he borrowed to buy" the Vikings, according to Travis Poling of the SAN ANTON

Tags: Football, Franchises, JPMorgan Chase, Minnesota Vikings, NFL

08/08/02
Media Monitor

TV MONITOR: Last night''s 11:00pm ET 60-minute edition of ESPN''s "SportsCenter" led with A''s-Red Sox, followed by Mariners-Blue Jays and Royals-Yankees. The first report on the MLBPA proposing a ste

Tags: Baseball, Basketball, Boston Red Sox, CBS, Colleges, ESPN, Kansas City Royals, Motorsports, NASCAR, New York Yankees, Oakland Athletics, Olympics, Phoenix Suns, Seattle Mariners, Media, Toronto Blue Jays, Viacom, Walt Disney

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